Join us in welcoming Vietnamese Agent Orange victims during this 4th Vietnam Agent Orange Justice Tour.
Tuesday, October 28, 2008
12:30 – 1:45 p.m.
Berkeley Law (Boalt Hall), Booth Auditorium, 2778 Bancroft Way in Berkeley
CLE 1.25 Ethics Credits Available: $35 for public service and low income attorneys; $65 regular rate; FREE if no credit required.
Please join us for a rigorous panel discussion with Boalt professors and practitioner experts on the ethics and legality of torture. Panelists will include:
Our Committee Against Torture will meet on Monday, October 27 at 6 PM. We will meet at 2140 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley CA, Suite 601.
We will discuss Professor John Yoo, Chevron Attorney William Haynes, and an upcoming event at UC Berkeley.
What: AntiRacism Committee meeting
Where: at Al Hamra (on 16th Street near BART, between Valencia and Mission) in SF,
When: Monday, Oct 27 6pm.
This meeting will be an opportunity for those of us that went to the Convention to share what we learned and participated in. We will report back on the powerful anti-racism training at the Convention led by Catalyst Project. We will discuss collaborative plans made while meeting with co-chairs of TUPOCC, the Anti-Sexism Committee, the Queer Caucus, and the NextGen Committee.
Symposium with Reception - Law and Justice in Haiti: Accountability and Reparations
DATE: Thursday, October 23, 2008
LOCATION: Alumni Reception Center, 200 McAllister
DETAILS: The Keynote Address will be provided by Father Jomanas, the Dean and founder of Hastings' sister law school, who will speak about the importance of law and justice in a country like Haiti.
Join our Immigration Committee to discuss raids response, countering media misinformation, and more.
New date and time: We will meet on October 23rd, 5:30 PM at Van Der Hout, Brigagliano & Nightingale, 180 Sutter Street,
Join our demonstrations committee for our monthly meeting on Tuesday, October 21 at 6 PM.
The Mentorship Project Committee will meet at 6 PM on Wednesday, October 6 at 1404 Franklin St., 5th Floor in Oakland.
This is a critical meeting as we will be reviewing and adopting our Committee's Policies and Procedures AND volunteering for the positions we create, AND planning for the Cocktail Party which is only about 6 weeks away.
Anti-Racism for Effective Legal & Social Justice Work—Theory and Practice,
1.5 hour CLE (anti-bias)
When: Monday, 6 October 2008, 12:00-1:30 pm
Where: Mexicali Rose Restaurant meeting room, 701 Clay St, Downtown Oakland (at 7th st, across from Alameda County Courthouse, 4 blocks from 12th St BART [11th st exit])
CLE Charge: $25-40 for attorneys. Law students and legal workers, donations suggested. (Proceeds will help pay for anti-racist trainings to be held in the future for NLG members.)
Crime Magazine Editor J Patrick O'Connor discusses his new book, "The Framing of Mumia Abu-Jamal," in a tour of the SF Bay Area.
The NLGSF is sponsoring Friday evenings event: October 3rd, 5:30 pm: Room 3214, Golden Gate University, Mission St between 1st and 2nd, San Francisco. Sponsored by the National Lawyers Guild (NLG) and the Mobilization To Free Mumia (info 510 268-9429).
NLG members who live or work in San Jose, Santa Clara, Fremont, Mountain View or anywhere in the South Bay are invited to a meeting and mixer at the Law Office of Carpenter & Mayfield, 730 North First Street in San Jose, on October 2 at 6 PM. Food and drink provided.
A benefit for the SF Bay Area NLG Anti Racism Committee.
6-8 PM (film at 7 PM)
3158 Mission Street
Suggested donation $20 (no one turned away for lack of funds)
Dress warmly. The film will be shown outdoors.
The Executive Board of the NLGSF generally meets every first Wednesday of the month, alternating between the East Bay and San Francisco. This month's meeting will start earlier than usual and be abbreviated to leave time for our membership meeting. We will begin at 5:30 PM at the Women's Building, 3543 18th St., Audre Lorde room, in San Francisco.
Meetings are open to all Bay Area chapter members in good standing.
Our election and membership meeting - including a presentation on Defending and Promoting Sanctuary Cities - will be the evening of October 1st.
Polls will open at 5:30 PM and the presentation will begin at 6:30 PM at the Women's Building, 3543 18th St., Audre Lorde room, in San Francisco. Presenters include attorneys Angela Chan of the Asian Law Caucus, Laura SÃ¡nchez of CARECEN, and Francisco Ugarte of Dolores Street Community Services.
SF Bay Area National Lawyers Guild (NLG) Chapter Immigration Court Observation Project (ICOP) Training
Monday, September 29
6:00 pm in room 5224
Golden Gate University School of Law
NLG GGU and the San Francisco Bay Area NLG Immigration Committee invite all interested in immigration law and immigrant rights to participate in the NLG Immigration Committee's Immigration Court Observation Project ("ICOP").
The Students of the National Lawyers Guild present:
40th Annual Progressive Lawyering Day
Saturday, September 27, 2008, 10 am - 6 pm
University of San Francisco School of Law, Kendrick Hall
2199 Fulton St at Parker Ave, San Francisco, CA
(Accessible by buses 5 Fulton and 21 Hayes)
Panel topics will include immigration, sex workers' rights and organizing efforts, international womens' rights, and juvenile justice.
Our next immigration committee meeting will be September 26 at 12:30. We will meet at the ACLU office, 39 Drumm Street, San Francisco.
Our next meeting will be Tuesday, September 23, 2008 at 7 p.m. at the Law Office of Jane Kaplan, 3050 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley. We will discuss plans for a military law training and case updates.
Our annual Fall Auction and Cocktail Party will be on Friday, September 19, 6-9 PM at the LGBT Center in San Francisco, 1800 Market by Octavia.
The next Anti Racism Committee meeting will be at Saigon Vietnamese Restaurant, 326 Frank H Ogawa Plz in Oakland at 6pm.
1. National Convention Anti-Racist Training
2. Bay Area Anti-Racist training
4. CLE week of October 6-10
5. Multipart CLE for winter/spring